Peapod.com Grocery Delivers to NYC!
(Peapod NYC Review and Giveaway)

Delivery to Queens!

I shared that Peapod.com, the online grocery shopping and delivery service, recently expanded into NYC's five boroughs in my last post. The site's public relations company invited me to test out their service in Queens, share a Peapod NYC review sharing my thoughts with you AND give away a $100 gift card to Peapod.com to one lucky Mom in the City reader. My thoughts about Peapod.com Convenience: Continue Reading

Dinner Party for Couples

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Peapod.com, the online grocery shopping and delivery service, recently expanded into NYC. To celebrate, the site's public relations company invited me to test out their service in Queens. They also offered to sponsor a dinner party for some of my friends. Since we constantly have friends over to our home, this was a no-brainer...yes! I am writing a separate post about how Peapod.com works, but I Continue Reading

Seat Belt Safety Tips for Tweens

seat belt safety tips for tweens

A friend and I were speaking earlier today regarding how we had “inherited” a lot of our parenting practices from our mothers. Fortunately (in my opinion), we both had moms who wanted us to enjoy ourselves but also gave us some firm behavioral boundaries. They were parents first and friends second. Our parents did a lot of crazy things too though. We joke that it’s a miracle that we all made it Continue Reading

#DeflateGate, Integrity & Consequences
(Lessons That We Teach Our Sons)

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I was riding home in the car after church on Sunday/Mother's Day with my husband and two sons. We were listening to ESPN 98.7 sports radio and the discussion was about #DeflateGate. The host asked what should happen to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots team and it was so interesting to hear the various call-in responses. (If you don't know the whole history of this controversy, you can read Continue Reading

May 2015: Free and Low-Cost NYC Family Activities

First sprinkler of 2015...

My sons and I have a long-running joke regarding the month of May. At the beginning of the month, I ask, "So...what great things are happening this month?" They then proceed to mention everything but Mother's Day and my birthday. Then, we all laugh. This year, I'm not doing a Mother's Day Gift Guide, but I will do a "What a Mom in the City Wants" gift guide later this month. While I enjoy tangible Continue Reading